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Ponca Internet Research, 19 December 2009, by Joy Tibbitts, joytibbitts@hotmail.com

Ponca photos at the Smithsonian which are in the public domain at
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=Ponca

Ponca Camp Photo at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ponca_camp.jpg

Smokemaker & 2 Other Chiefs by Bodmer (painting) at
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bodmer_Missouria_Otoe_Ponca_Indians.jpg

Ponca Camp in 1832 by Bodmer (painting) at
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Punca_or_Ponca_indians_encamped_on_the_banks_of_the_Missouri_0011v.jpg

Catlin's Green Hill Picture at
http://americanart.si.edu/collections/search/artwork/?id=3906

Thomas Cry photo at
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moni_chaki.jpg

Standing Bear, Zaette & Grandchild photo
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Standingbear.jpg

Standing Bear in 1877 (photo)
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Standingbear2.jpg

Ponca getting paid oil lease money
http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/ae/Mr._McCaskey_paying_Ponca_Indian_for_Oil_Lease.gif&imgrefurl=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mr._McCaskey_paying_Ponca_Indian_for_Oil_Lease.gif&h=755&w=536&sz=273&tbnid=rLuKBEBJyYOudM:&tbnh=267&tbnw=190&prev=/images%3Fq%3DPonca%2BIndian%2BPhotos&usg=__DUTvi3AocmSuj1d6ftsbV59UMN8=&ei=hAotS5a-FtGXtgfp5KyoCQ&sa=X&oi=image_result&resnum=2&ct=image&ved=0CAkQ9QEwAQ

Donna Flood's website at http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.electricscotland.com/History/america/donna/lore/policeman.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.electricscotland.com/History/america/donna/lore/antique3.htm&h=568&w=385&sz=65&tbnid=X-wOwL__hd1qDM:&tbnh=134&tbnw=91&prev=/images%3Fq%3DPonca%2BIndian%2BPhotos&usg=__DU4JwXYeDmsk9CEVlEb1uXoU49A=&ei=hAotS5a-FtGXtgfp5KyoCQ&sa=X&oi=image_result&resnum=7&ct=image&ved=0CBUQ9QEwBg

http://www.electricscotland.com/History/america/donna/lore/powwow1.htm

Dwight Howe at http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.marlandgrandhome.com/pictures/dHowe.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.marlandgrandhome.com/dwighthowe.html&h=454&w=300&sz=42&tbnid=acsWA1qDuF2cFM:&tbnh=128&tbnw=85&prev=/images%3Fq%3DPonca%2BIndian%2BPhotos&usg=__XheErIORA5mNwx3HZHjbsHibXlg=&ei=hAotS5a-FtGXtgfp5KyoCQ&sa=X&oi=image_result&resnum=3&ct=image&ved=0CA0Q9QEwAg

Ponca Dancer, 1927 at http://www.ushistoricalarchive.com/indians/photos/ct19058.html

White Weasel, 1927 at http://www.ushistoricalarchive.com/indians/photos/ct19059.html

Whip, 1927 at http://www.ushistoricalarchive.com/indians/photos/ct19060.html

First Walker, 1927 at http://www.ushistoricalarchive.com/indians/photos/ct19061.html

Standing Buffalo, 1877 at http://www.firstpeople.us/photographs2/Standing-Buffalo-Bull-Ponca-1877.html

The Chief, 1877 at http://www.firstpeople.us/photographs2/The-Chief-Ponca-1877.html

White Eagle Park on Reservation at http://www.nps.gov/history/Nr/feature/indian/2007/whiteeaglepark.htm

1894 Ponca Sun Dance at http://cgi.ebay.com/1894-photo-Ponca-Indian-sun-dance,-Arkansas-City,-KS_W0QQitemZ260514125890QQcmdZViewItemQQimsxZ20091128?IMSfp=TL091128202007r25677

Ponca Delegation, 1877 at http://www.forwallsonly.com/store/customer/product.php?productid=325972

2009 OKlahoma Ponca Pow Wow at http://www.poncacitynews.com/images/ique/0809/133rd_ponca_powwow_082809.html

Peter Mitchell, Dustmaker at http://www.autrynationalcenter.org/ptp/index.html

More Smithsonian Photos at http://www.powwows.com/gathering/straight-dancing/32324-old-photos-ponca.html

Ponca Photo 1908 at http://www.drumsalongtheohio.com/Picture%20Gallery%20of%20DRUMS%20ALONG%20THE%20OHIO%20.html

Ponca Photos at http://nativeamericanphotos.org/cgi-bin/search/search.pl?Terms=Ponca

Susette LaFlesche, Bright Eyes at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SusetteLaFlesche.jpg

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Susette_La_Flesche.jpg

Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte, sister of Susette & Frank LaFlesche

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Doctor.susan.la.flesche.picotte.jpg

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.snowwowl.com/images/NAW8.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.snowwowl.com/histswritnawomen.html&h=350&w=486&sz=106&tbnid=Fs4AighgLDEzFM:&tbnh=93&tbnw=129&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dfrank%2Blaflesche%2Bphoto&usg=__0GyOPoYhYzHGWJRUYoPFxY-5bSY=&ei=IhktS6vTJ8mUtgf7n8mTCQ&sa=X&oi=image_result&resnum=3&ct=image&ved=0CA0Q9QEwAg

Ponca 1877 delegation pictures at http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.nmai.si.edu/searchcollections/multimedia/405/021/P03413.700x700.jpg&imgrefurl=http://thunderdreamers.com/forum/YaBB.pl%3Fnum%3D1247513435&h=534&w=700&sz=175&tbnid=vQnRFUqmgaamHM:&tbnh=107&tbnw=140&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dfrank%2Blaflesche%2Bphoto&usg=__6lKEIfbbIWF1UF_5EK8I7fc2qEc=&ei=IhktS6vTJ8mUtgf7n8mTCQ&sa=X&oi=image_result&resnum=2&ct=image&ved=0CAsQ9QEwAQ

Zimmerman, Charles Leroy. White Eagle: Chief of the Poncas. Harrisburg, PA: The Telegraph Press 1941.Dust jacket of book

http://www.artisanbooksandbindery.com/pictures/13521.JPG

HISTORICAL ACCOUNTS

Ponca Indians search http://books.google.com/books?q=subject:%22Ponca+Indians%22&lr=&sa=N&start=110

Annual Reports: http://books.google.com/books?lr=&q=Annual+Reports+Indians&sa=N&start=90

Ponca Investigations: http://books.google.com/books?lr=&q=Ponca+Investigation&sa=N&start=10

1877 Annual Report, contains account of the Trail of Tears at http://books.google.com/books?id=1Jt5pXa_NTkC&pg=RA2-PA493&dq=Ponca+Removal+Report&lr=&cd=16#v=onepage&q=Ponca%20Removal%20Report&f=false

U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes on Ponca Removal at http://books.google.com/books?id=2lJIAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA7&dq=Ponca+REmoval+President&cd=1#v=onepage&q=Ponca%20REmoval%20President&f=false

Ponca Removal by Seth Humphrey at http://books.google.com/books?id=1ukNAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA201&dq=Ponca+removal+Seth&cd=1#v=onepage&q=&f=false

Congress investigates Ponca Removal at http://books.google.com/books?id=I6cFAAAAQAAJ&pg=RA12-PA450&dq=Ponca+Removal+Congress&lr=&cd=17#v=onepage&q=Ponca%20Removal%20Congress&f=false

Information about the Ponca Tribe in Fletcher & LaFlesche Book The Omaha Tribe at http://books.google.com/books?id=RtSzWpBFEdAC&pg=PA51&dq=POnca+Removal+Investigation&lr=&cd=10#v=onepage&q=POnca%20Removal%20Investigation&f=false

Charles Larpenteur, last fur trader for Poncas, http://books.google.com/books?id=PYTbNzqedBkC&pg=PA246&lpg=PA246&dq=charles+larpenteur+ponca&source=bl&ots=g0DcQgxrZ5&sig=9Q82c2_WWMJKslmVEiJ0PPclmdA&hl=en&ei=PCAtS4GHEpG0tgfPw6mICQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAoQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=charles%20larpenteur%20ponca&f=false

Hairy Bear on the Killing of Big Snake: at http://books.google.com/books?id=XzJVC0O55NUC&pg=PA254&lpg=PA254&dq=Ponca+Big+Snake&source=bl&ots=MFwJFGw0xS&sig=X_ybg1HV5US5QRwntIwyG6rxX7w&hl=en&ei=v_wsS7L6JI2XtgeQndCRCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CBAQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=Ponca%20Big%20Snake&f=false 

Carl Schurz on Big Snakeís Death at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:On_the_Case_of_Big_Snake.pdf

Ponca Removal by Carl Schurz at http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Removal_of_the_Ponca_Indians

Alice Fletcher Diary about visiting Poncas in October 1881
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/naa/fletcher/acf_oct_1.htm

LaFlesche Family at http://ndnman.blogspot.com/2004/07/la-flesche-family.html

Dorsey & LaFlesche Genealogy in most detail ever found
http://books.google.com/books?id=CcVT6a_ShXMC&pg=PA22&lpg=PA22&dq=frank+laflesche&source=bl&ots=muUPXNlIrR&sig=yyDWPrUmsLi_uIzX1B76x2vYEEc&hl=en&ei=5xQtS6LDHsiVtgf27sHvDQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CCMQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=&f=false

Archeology of Poncas, earth lodge information http://www.nps.gov/archive/jeff/lewisclark2/TheBicentennial/Symposium2001/Papers/Wood_Raymond.htm

Antoine LeCuyer, at least 2 Ponca wives http://books.google.com/books?id=7B0UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA406&lpg=PA406&dq=trudeau's+journal+Ponca&source=bl&ots=Ho68M_MWNO&sig=lIGE82RY15nx9pJerKObReNmFnI&hl=en&ei=81-7SqngI5KEtgeNocScDQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4#v=onepage&q=&f=false

Blackbird, famous Omaha chief, and Ponca wife at http://www.xmission.com/~drudy/mtman/html/astoria/chap16.htm

John Bradbury visited Poncas at http://www.mtmen.org/mtman/html/bradbury/index.html

Henry Brackenridge visited Poncas at http://www.mtmen.org/mtman/html/bradbury/index.html

Catlin's letters 26 & 27 about Poncas at http://roxen.xmission.com/~drudy/mtman/html/catlin/letter27.html

Joseph Holbrook, Mormon pioneer journal at http://www.sedgwickresearch.com/holbrook/jh_history.htm 

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School

Dawes Act for allotments http://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/dawes.asp

Indian Claims Commission Hearing William Overland, Metha Collins, http://digital.library.okstate.edu/icc/v12/iccv12ap265.pdf

Dorsey & LaFlesche Orthography explanation http://spot.colorado.edu/~koontz/omaha/texts.htm

BOOKS

Journal of Jean Baptitste Truteau [Trudeau] in A.P.; Nassitirís Before Lewis and Clark, University of Oklahoma Press, 2002.,p. 288-294)

Moulton, Gary. The Lewis and Clark Journals: An American Epic of Discovery. p. 42

Maximilianís Travels in Travels in the Interior of North America by Maximilian, Prince of Wied. Translated from the German, by Hannibal Evans Lloyd, as found in Reuben Gold Thwaites, L.L.D., Early Western Travels, Cleveland, Ohio, Arthur H. Clark Company, 1905 pp. 282-286, 293, 327

Audobon, By Himself: A Profile of John James Audubon, From Writings Selected Arranged and Edited by Alice Ford, American Museum of Natural History, New York

South Dakota Historical Collections: Big Sioux to Fort Randall, South Dakota Historical Society, Vol. XXVIII 1956, Pierre, South Dakota.

James Owen Dorsey. The Cegiha Language - Myths, Stories and Letters: Contributions to North American Ethnology (U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, VI) (Hardcover), Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 1890., xviii, 794 pages. A small selection of this book is available at http://omahalanguage.unl.edu/dorsey/index.html However, the notes for these entries are not included which give additional genealogical information.

James Owen Dorsey: Omaha and Ponca Letters (Hardcover). A reprint is available at http://www.ecampus.com/book/9780403036752

James H. Howard, Peter Le Claire The Ponca Tribe : (Paperback, 1995) available many places on internet

Thomas Tibbles, Buckskin and blanket days: Memoirs of a friend of the Indians (Doubleday, 1957), 336 pages, available on Internet

David Bristow, A Dirty, Wicked Town: Tales of 19th Century Omaha, 2000, 300 page, talks about trial of Standing Bear

Joseph Cash and Gerald W. Wolff, The Ponca People, 1975, 104 pages

Joseph Jablow, Ethnohistory of the Ponca: Commission findings [on the Ponca Indians], Volume 20, Garland Publishing, University of Michigan Press, 1974


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